You could save $170 or $180 on the motherboard and $10 or $80 on the processor if you went with LGA1155 instead of LGA2011. If you're near a Micro Center, you could save another $100 compared to Newegg's prices.Khali wrote:Intel Core i7-3820 Sandy Bridge-E 3.6GHz (3.8GHz Turbo Boost) Quad Core Processor
ASUS P9X79 PRO, SLI & X-Fire, SATA3, USB 3.0, Bluetooth, GB LAN, HD Audio
Khali wrote:Antec Hgh Current Gamer Series 900W Extra Quiet ATX Power Supply SLI & X-fire ready
SSDs are improving in performance and size and dropping in price much faster than graphics cards these days. If you're willing to upgrade a hard-drive or graphics card every two years, you should be more than willing to add or upgrade an SSD in that period.Khali wrote:On getting the second SSD... This way I wont have to even think about getting another for a while.... I am hoping that will be enough to last me until its time to put a new system together. My goal was to get the most bang for the buck without having to upgrade anything for five years or more except maybe adding in hard drives and video card upgrades. Maybe my choices are going to turn out being a bit of overkill and maybe they won't. We will just have to see a few years down the road.
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